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  • Striking Syria will push the Middle East over the brink

    Striking Syria will push the Middle East over the brink
    The crisis in Syria has escalated to a point where the Obama administration is at a yield sign. It does not know whether to stop and let the crisis burn itself out, or proceed with consequences that could take an already unstable region over the brink ("...
  • Howard County Briefs

    Book signing Author Josh Ruebner will discuss and sign "Shattered Hopes: Obama's Failure to Broker Israeli-Palestinian Peace" at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, at the Owen Brown Community Center, 6800 Cradlerock Way in Columbia. Ruebner is the national...
  • Syrian crisis casts shadow over Jewish holidays

    Syrian crisis casts shadow over Jewish holidays
    According to Jewish tradition, those who atone over the High Holidays for the sins of the past year will be granted peace, prosperity and life. As thousands of area Jews prepare to begin the solemn season Wednesday night amid high tensions in the Middle...
  • Having faith in peace

    Having faith in peace
    Suddenly, after decades of impasse, it seems possible — just possible — that the stars are aligning for a comprehensive peace agreement in the Middle East. Three major developments are happening right now. Iran's new president, Hasan...
  • Things you need to know for Monday

    Things you need to know for Monday
    Good morning, Baltimore. There's a leaker in jail next door, Game of Thrones is a fantasy, and Turkey's flirting with anarchy. Welcome to your post-weekend trends report for June 3, 2013. Bradley Manning, the whistleblower accused of releasing a giant...
  • Threats of force won't work with Iran

    Threats of force won't work with Iran
    Your recent article on U.S. relations with Iran highlights the sensible advice given by former American ambassador Ryan Crocker, who is part of the Iran Project ("Ex-ambassador: Soften approach toward Iran," May 27). This group includes three dozen...
  • Diplomacy before arms in Syria

    Diplomacy before arms in Syria
    Syrian President Bashar Assad's brutal war against his domestic opponents has taken some 70,000 lives so far and reduced much of the country to rubble, yet there's no sign either side has gained a decisive advantage in the two-year-old conflict. The...
  • Civilization has no place for drones

    Civilization has no place for drones
    In his recent speech, President Barack Obama set forth what he described as narrow, reasonable guidelines for using drones to carry out targeted killings overseas. The U.S., he said, will only use drone strikes "against terrorists who pose a continuing...
  • A marriage of music plays in Columbia

    A marriage of music plays in Columbia
    Chamber music players typically spend so much time together that it can seem like a professional marriage. In the case of Duo Amaral, it's an actual marriage. These husband and wife guitarists perform for the Sundays at Three series on May 19 at Christ...
  • Don't let Israel discriminate against Americans based on religion

    Don't let Israel discriminate against Americans based on religion
    A bill has been introduced in the U.S. Senate that would allow a foreign country, Israel, to discriminate against select groups of American citizens — including Americans who have expressed criticism of its policies. Disappointingly, the bill, S.B....
  • Israel has a right to exclude visitors in the name of security

    Any sovereign nation has the right to exclude any individual who might be considered to be a threat to that country ("Don't let Israel discriminate," April 30). Keeping its citizenry safe is a primary requirement of any country, including the U.S., as...
  • Cardin should put Maryland ahead of Israel

    Cardin should put Maryland ahead of Israel
    I appreciated reading the commentary, "Don't let Israel discriminate," (April 30) This is a concern that has been long documented by the State Department and a new bill in Congress has been written to provide a "look the other way" response to these...